June

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Events around U.S. mark 32nd anniversary of Oscar Lopez Rivera

Supporters of Puerto Rican independentist Oscar Lopez Rivera marked the 32nd anniversary of his imprisonment.

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Rudy Lozano remembered as fighter for immigrant, worker rights

CHICAGO - There were tears, laughter, poetry and song as family and friends gathered June 8 to remember the life and legacy of Rudy Lozano Sr.

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Virginia elections lineup features extremist Republicans

DANVILLE, Va. - The race for Virginia's governor may be remembered for how many shoes will drop before Election Day.

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Immigration debate begins in Senate as calls to end deportations grow

 President Obama insisted the "moment is now" to give 11 million immigrants in the U.S. without documents a chance at citizenship.

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Wealth returns to the 1 percent

The U.S. as a whole has regained all the household wealth it lost to the recession but it's the rich that have scooped all the cash.

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Left unity championed at New York meet

Several socialist organizations came together last week to discuss how to better unite the left.

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New Jersey to receive solar farms, part of $446 million plan

What was once a landfill in Kearny, New Jersey is the first such farm, and currently boasts 12,500 solar panels over 13 acres.

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Detroit remembers 50 years after King's "I Have a Dream" speech

Why are tens of thousands again prepared to march in Detroit? "We need a better Detroit, better Michigan, better jobs, and better justice, to turn the dream of 1963 into the reality of 2013."

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"Nuns on the Bus" tour nation for immigration reform

Sister Simone Campbell was upbeat on the possibility of meaningful immigration reform.

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California leads the way for Obamacare

California, with the nation's biggest insurance market, continues to lead the nation in preparing for next year's launch of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare."

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